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Regulations governing lighting urged after France leads the way

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A new French ordinance has led the way in controlling excessive use of lighting, according to the Irish environmental lobby […]

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Environmental Pillar encourages the public to have their say on Ireland’s pollution and waste Register

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From a press release by the Environmental Pillar, 24 August 2013: The Environmental Pillar, a coalition of 26 national environmental […]

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21st Celebration of the Oak Glen forest park in Glencree

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Crann and Coillte requests the pleasure of your company at a family day celebration of the ‘Coming of Age’ of […]

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National potato day: 23 August 2013

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Today is National Potato day. Potatoes are the original superfood and Ireland’s national vegetable. Bord Bia has organised events throughout […]

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Lobster management consultation 2013

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The Minister is seeking stakeholder views on proposals for new management measures for the lobster stock. The proposals involve introducing […]

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Shrimp management consultation 2013

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The Minister is seeking stakeholder views on proposals for new management measures for the shrimp stock. The proposals involve closing […]

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VOICE at the inaugural Charity Hack

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Mindy O’Brien, Coordinator of VOICE Ireland, wrote this blog post about her recent experience at Charity Hack. As Mindy explains, […]

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Government’s inertia on peat cutting challenged

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From a Friends of the Irish Environment press release on 21 August 2013 The Government has failed to follow through […]

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Marine Institute’s defence of Aran fish farm now in shreds – An Taisce

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From an An Taisce press release on 15 August 2013 Marine Institute study has been panned by Canadian, Norwegian and […]

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Call on Minister Coveney for agricultural buffer zones as more blue flag beaches closed

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A call has been made to the Minister for Agriculture to establish buffer zones to exclude cattle from streams, rivers […]

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Outstanding commercial opportunity at the Organic Centre

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Outstanding Commercial Opportunity The Organic Centre, established in 1995, is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organic […]

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Minister Quinn launches public consultation on the development of a National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development in Ireland

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The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn T.D., today launched a public consultation on the development of a National […]

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Open Government Partnership – Call for submissions

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The Government would participate in the global initiative ‘Open Government Partnership’ (OGP) and invite you to make a submission setting […]

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Consultation on access to multimodal traffic and travel data in the European Union

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The Commission is seeking views in particular on the: extent of the problem; assessment of existing measures; relevance and impacts […]

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Consultation on Draft Integrated Implementation Plan 2013 – 2018 for the Greater Dublin Area and associated Strategic Environmental Assessment And Appropriate Assessment.

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The National Transport Authority (the “Authority”) has prepared a draft Integrated Implementation Plan 2013 – 2018 for the Greater Dublin […]

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Illegal turfcutters still pulling the wool over the eyes of the Irish public

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By the Irish Wildlife Trust: Many people in Ireland have been duped into thinking that the ban on turf cutting […]

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“Sleán Sunday” – Don’t be fooled by turf cutters this weekend!

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From an An Taisce Facebook post on 8 August: The image that the organisers of ‘Sleán Sunday’ (a staged hand-cutting […]

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Sea lice infestations tripled in last three years – Marine Harvest Report

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Sea lice infestations on Irish salmon farm sites are continuing to increase, in spite of Minister Simon Coveney’s reassurances that […]

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Invitation for submissions of taking young raptors from the wild

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Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is undertaking a review of the practise of taking young raptors from the […]

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Review of Part V of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 -Public Consultation

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The Part V housing supply provisions in Section 93 of the Planning & Development Act 2000 have played a significant […]

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PRI Review – Report on Corporate Governance – Extension of Consultation Period

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The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government has extended the period for consultation on the Report on Corporate Governance […]

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Request for Submissions on CAP Direct Payments

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The current process of direct payments reform which comes into effect in 2015 represents one of the most significant changes […]

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Action Plan for Jobs 2014 – Request for Submissions

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The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Forfás are commencing the process of developing the Action Plan for Jobs […]

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The Dutch and Irish Bog Story Continues

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The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) have been celebrating the year of the Gathering by connecting with our Dutch friends. […]

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